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there because these are very delicate negotiations. we see marco rubio, part of the bipartisan group that you are also working with on immigration, said the president's plan is dead on arrival. this leak cannot help the cause on capitol hill. >> well, look, i -- i don't know what bill the president has out there. i haven't seen it, but they did say last night when this leak occurred, and i don't know how it occurred, that it wasn't their final or complete bill. the president and those of us working on immigration are working very well. senators durbin, menendez and bennett and i met with the president wednesday, and he agreed to give us the space we need to come up with a bipartisan proposal, so we're working well together. i know that senator rubio was upset with this leak, but -- >> are you upset? >> we talked to him. >> no, i am not upset. we've talked to senator rubio, and he's fully on board with our process, and i am very hopeful in march we will have a bipartisan bill. you know, it's obvious. if a democrat, the president or anyone else puts out what they want on their own, it's going t
. of course, it makes sense for senator rubio to be out there against the white house because he needs that for his base. but i still think something will likely happen on immigration. >> immigration, gun control -- >> i think immigration is by far the most likely. what surprised me this week is that i was at a breakfast with john boehner the day of the state of the union and he was very pessimistic about tax reform. as we were in all those crisis modes and we are about to get in another. we'll get through this and refund the tax code later. very pessimistic saying people in his caucus just think the will isn't necessarily there because -- >> it's another way they think to raise taxes, right? >> exactly. they've been talking about the fact that they're done with revenue, meaning raising taxes to get to any kind of deal. they're just going to talk about spending. so, that actually was a little bit surprising and kind of depressing. >> but i think, candy, when congress faces the hard choices sequester tees up between firing teachers, kicking kids out of head start and having long lines a
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